Senior Practitioner - Assessment
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Hours: 35
Location: Based in Barnet, North London (some travel required)

We are recruiting a Senior Practitioner to support IAC’s delivery of intercountry adoption assessments. The role involves direct and face-to-face client contact. The successful applicant will join the Assessment team, conducting initial interviews with prospective adopters, undertaking suitability assessments from Stage One Review through to Adoption Panel, and supporting the delivery of training to Sessional Workers. It is essential that the applicant holds a professional social work qualification, is registered with Social Work England and possesses a minimum of three years post-qualifying experience in child care social work, including the completion of adoption suitability assessments.

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Independent (Sessional) Social Workers
Fees: Competitive
Location: London & Surrounding Counties

IAC is seeking to recruit experienced freelance social workers able to take work in the above locations assessing applicants applying to adopt children from overseas countries. Applicants must be self-motivated, able to work to deadlines and be flexible in meeting the needs of the applicants and the agency. Substantial experience in adoption work is essential. Experience of intercountry adoption assessment is desirable but not essential as training will be given.

In addition to adoption experience applicants interested in working for IAC – The Centre for Adoption should also have the following credentials:

  • A social work qualification and registration with Social Work England
  • At least three years post-qualifying experience in childcare social work
  • Experience of completing adoption assessments and producing Prospective Adopter Reports (PARs)
  • Willingness/ability to travel to applicants' homes

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